Global Policy and Advocacy Adviser
London, Greater London -
1 day ago
We're looking for a Global Policy & Advocacy Adviser to join our team. If you're interested in global health, and want to use your skills to develop policy and influence policy-makers, then this could be the role for you. Additional info Do you want to join a world-renowned organisation focused on improving health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive? We're a global charitable foundation, both politically and financially independent. We support scientists and researchers, take on big problems, fuel imaginations and spark debate. Our funding supports over 14,000 people in more than 70 countries. In the next five years, we aim to spend up to £5 billion helping thousands of curious, passionate people all over the world explore ideas in science, population health, medical innovation, the humanities and social sciences and public engagement. The Policy team works on a range of issues, delivering targeted interventions that change the way we think and act in health and research, backed by a robust evidence base. The Global Policy team's current focus is on Access to Healthcare Interventions, Epidemics, Research Uptake, and the role of R&D in Sustainable Development Goal 3. Knowledge and experience in these areas would be an advantage but is not essential. We're looking for a Global Policy & Advocacy Adviser to join our team. If you're interested in global health, and want to use your skills to develop policy and influence policy-makers, ten this could be the role for you. Reporting to the Global Policy & Advocacy Manager, you will deliver ambitious projects aimed at improving health for people around the world. Click here to view the full job description Experience & Skills It is an exciting time to be joining Policy & Advocacy at Wellcome - we're growing in size and ambition, and we're working to influence how important issues are handled in the UK, Europe and around the world, including health research, health product development and responses to new health threats. To be successful in this role you will: Have experience of policy and advocacy work (ideally in a global context) - with some public affairs experience Be a strategic thinker, able to show you can interpret complex information and contexts and make clear recommendations for action Be persuasive (with colleagues and externally) Be good at proactively building relationships with stakeholders Have the ability to prioritise and manage their workload Be able to work effectively with a wide range of people (at different levels, with different work styles, communication styles etc) To apply for the role please submit your up to date CV along with a cover letter of no more than one page outlining your motivations for applying for this role. Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at Wellcome. We are committed to cultivating a fair and healthy environment, where everyone can be themselves and thrive. We are happy to discuss flexible working options for all roles. We work to ensure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to make adjustments during the application process, please contact us at jobswellcome.ac.uk.